NOW HIRING: Architectural Historian at Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI


Alison Haller
 

About Us

Founded in 1988, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. (Commonwealth) is a full-service heritage management and consulting firm serving clients for projects of all sizes. Commonwealth is a small business and proud founding member of the American Cultural Resources Association, a trade association of the heritage management industry.

Since its founding, Commonwealth has grown to acquire other cultural resource companies including Coastal Carolina ResearchInc. in 2009, Sagebrush Consultants, Inc. in 2013, John Milner Associates, Inc. in 2014, and SouthArc, Inc. in 2020. This growth has enabled us to work with customers nationwide from our headquarters in Dexter, MI and our eleven regional offices in Gainesville, FL; Littleton, MA; Traverse City, MI; Minneapolis, MNTarboro, NC; Albuquerque, NM; Columbus, OH; West Chester, PA; Ogden, UT; Alexandria, VA; and Milwaukee, WI.

As an experienced industry leader, Commonwealth has consistently delivered quality services at the best value to its clients and developed an outstanding reputation with clients and regulatory agencies for understanding the intricacies of heritage management planning, permitting, and project implementation.

The company’s portfolio reflects numerous accolades and acknowledgments from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Highway Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Society for American Archaeology, the American Cultural Resources Association, and Michigan Department of State.

 

Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid leave, 401(k) plan with company match, etc.). Commonwealth is an M/F/D/V Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Description

 

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc., is seeking a qualified architectural historian for a full-time position in our Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office. This position will involve identifying and evaluating historic resources that may be affected by transportation, energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, and other infrastructure projects in Wisconsin and other Midwestern states.

 

Qualifications

 

  • A master’s degree in historic preservation or related field, such as history, architectural history, or public history.
  • At least one year of experience conducting historic research, completing historic resources surveys, and evaluating the historic and architectural significance of properties under National Register of Historic Places criteria.
  • An understanding of state and federal historic preservation laws and regulations, particularly Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Knowledge of historic Midwestern architectural forms, styles, and trends, and the various historic property types characteristic of the region.
  • Excellent research, writing, and photography skills.
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

 

Experience in Wisconsin and other Midwestern states is a plus but not necessary. GIS experience also is a plus. Travel throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest will be required.

 

If interested, please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Greg Rainka at grainka@.... No phone calls, please.

 

Apply today! Or find more information about this position and other available positions at www.commonwealthheritagegroup.com/careers/

 


Alison Haller
 

About Us

Founded in 1988, Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc. (Commonwealth) is a full-service heritage management and consulting firm serving clients for projects of all sizes. Commonwealth is a small business and proud founding member of the American Cultural Resources Association, a trade association of the heritage management industry.

Since its founding, Commonwealth has grown to acquire other cultural resource companies including Coastal Carolina ResearchInc. in 2009, Sagebrush Consultants, Inc. in 2013, John Milner Associates, Inc. in 2014, and SouthArc, Inc. in 2020. This growth has enabled us to work with customers nationwide from our headquarters in Dexter, MI and our eleven regional offices in Gainesville, FL; Littleton, MA; Traverse City, MI; Minneapolis, MNTarboro, NC; Albuquerque, NM; Columbus, OH; West Chester, PA; Ogden, UT; Alexandria, VA; and Milwaukee, WI.

As an experienced industry leader, Commonwealth has consistently delivered quality services at the best value to its clients and developed an outstanding reputation with clients and regulatory agencies for understanding the intricacies of heritage management planning, permitting, and project implementation.

The company’s portfolio reflects numerous accolades and acknowledgments from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Highway Administration, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Society for American Archaeology, the American Cultural Resources Association, and Michigan Department of State.

 

Commonwealth offers an excellent range of benefits (health, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid leave, 401(k) plan with company match, etc.). Commonwealth is an M/F/D/V Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Job Description

 

Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc., is seeking a qualified architectural historian for a full-time position in our Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office. This position will involve identifying and evaluating historic resources that may be affected by transportation, energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, and other infrastructure projects in Wisconsin and other Midwestern states.

 

Qualifications

 

  • A master’s degree in historic preservation or related field, such as history, architectural history, or public history.
  • At least one year of experience conducting historic research, completing historic resources surveys, and evaluating the historic and architectural significance of properties under National Register of Historic Places criteria.
  • An understanding of state and federal historic preservation laws and regulations, particularly Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
  • Knowledge of historic Midwestern architectural forms, styles, and trends, and the various historic property types characteristic of the region.
  • Excellent research, writing, and photography skills.
  • The ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

 

Experience in Wisconsin and other Midwestern states is a plus but not necessary. GIS experience also is a plus. Travel throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest will be required.

 

If interested, please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Greg Rainka at grainka@.... No phone calls, please.

 

Apply today! Or find more information about this position and other available positions at www.commonwealthheritagegroup.com/careers/